Title: Chinese Tea Industry, ca. 1850 |
Accession Number: 1970.50
Category: PAINTINGS - WATERCOLORS
Maker: Tinqua (attributed to)
Date: Circa 1850
Description: Watercolor and gouache. Part of series (1970.39 - 197050) depicting Chinese Tea Industry from planting to shipping, c. 1850 or later. Steps in its cultivation are depicted in these views from a larger set attributed to the noted Chinese artist Tinqua, ca. 1850. No. 12 - Port scene in which tea is being weighed and loaded into a sampan. Predominant colors are soft shades of gray, green and brown.
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